Post Office Lane, St Ives, Ringwood


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY An attractive detached four bedroom chalet, offering deceptively spacious accommodation arranged over two floors, that incorporates a one bedroom annex with a living room, kitchen, double bedroom and wet room, ideal for a dependent relative or a home with an income. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, which is supplemented by electric underfloor heating in the entrance hall, kitchen/dining room, and the ensuite shower room serving the master bedroom. The property is also mainly double glazed. Externally the property stands in a well secluded garden plot with plentiful parking and a detached garage.

SITUATION St Ives is a small village located approximately two miles from Ringwood the historic market town in Hampshire. It is annexed with the villages of St Leonards and Ashley Heath and has a Hampshire address although falls within the district of East Dorset for public services. Situated within close proximity to the local Post Office and Convenience Store, Junior School and only a short drive from the local Doctor's Surgery. Commuter routes are within easy reach into the adjacent towns and the A31 which joins the M27/M3. Moors Valley Country Park is easily accessible by car which boasts a popular 18 hole golf course and nature trail.

ACCOMMODATION Aluminium framed/white Upvc obscured double glazed front entrance door with matching side panel windows leads directly into the entrance hallway; Italian porcelain flagstone flooring with electric underfloor heating, staircase rises to the first floor, deep under stairs cloak cupboard, adjacent shelved utility cupboard and small cupboard used as a dog kennel, doors to: the ground floor cloakroom; low flush wc and wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback. The sitting room; oak framed glazed door from the entrance hall, South Easterly dual aspect single glazed picture window with Crittal side casement windows overlooks the front garden, further side aspect solid pine casement window, feature stone fireplace with fitted woodburning stove, slate hearth, parquet flooring, television aerial connection. The kitchen/dining room, approached from the entrance hall via an oak framed glazed door with matching glazed side panels; Italian porcelain flagstone flooring with underfloor electric heating, in the dining area there is timber raked pastel shade colour washed panelling, and solid oak double glazed bi-folding patio doors overlooking the rear garden, plenty of space for a dining table and chairs, multiple flush fitting led downlighters flow through into the kitchen area; solid oak work surfaces and back stands, peninsula style breakfast bar, inset single drainer sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, integrated AEG induction hob, Electrolux recirculating contemporary style extractor canopy above with multi speed fan and light, beneath the work surfaces are a comprehensive range of gloss finish cupboard and drawer units, including a 'magic corner' with racking, space/plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, space for a tall fridge/freezer, integrated AEG competence electric fan oven/grill and microwave combi oven, tall larder cupboard with racking, contrasting wall hung kitchen cabinets, solid pine South aspect casement window above the sink unit, wall mounted electricity consumer unit. The annex; A contemporary style oak panelled door leads directly from the entrance hall: The sitting room; television aerial point, timber framed French doors provide direct access to a garden area, 4ft opening leads directly from the sitting room into the kitchen; driftwood effect rolled edge work surfaces with an inset Blanco one and a half bowl sink unit, brickette ceramic tiled splashback, 'shaker style' cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surfaces, integrated Bosch 'slimline' dishwasher, Zanussi four ring induction hob, chimney style stainless steel finish extractor above with multi speed fan and light, wall hung kitchen cabinets match the base units, tall shelved larder cupboard, space/plumbing for a washing machine, space for an under counter fridge, engineered oak flooring, ample space for a small breakfast table and two chairs, led downlighters. The annex bedroom; approached from the sitting room, a double bedroom with a front Easterly aspect, access into the ensuite wet room; thermostatically controlled shower valve, full tiling to the shower area, wall hung vanity unit with two drawers beneath, adjacent oak veneer tall shelved cupboard and medicine cabinet, low flush wc, tempered glass shelf above, heated towel rail. The first floor offers a spacious first floor landing; under stairs eaves cupboards and storage, including a wardrobe unit serving bedroom three/storage cupboard and linen cupboard with slatted shelves. Further double cupboard doors provides access to deep eaves storage where there is a Vaillant gas fired central heating/hot water boiler, doors from the landing lead to: The master bedroom; East and West dual aspect, a large double room divided by a central chimney breast which incorporates book shelves, door way opening into the ensuite shower room; electric underfloor heating, low flush wc, vanity unit with two drawers beneath, tiled splash back, mirror above, tiled shower cubicle with glazed side screens and thermostatic shower valve, heated towel rail. Bedroom two; double room, Westerly aspect, freestanding mirror fronted wardrobe. Bedroom three; Westerly aspect, single sized room, currently used as an office/study. The first floor shower room serves bedroom two and three; access to eaves storage space, fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed side screens and thermostatic shower valve, low flush wc, vanity unit with contemporary style basin, monobloc mixer tap and four drawers beneath, vinyl floor covering, led downlighters.

EXTERNALLY The property is well secluded by mature evergreen hedging. A five bar gate provides access to a loose gravelled driveway, providing plentiful parking and leading to the detached garage with 'up and over door', power and light, personal side door into the rear garden. In the main the front garden, which faces East is laid to lawn with a private paved patio area, apple and cherry trees and raised 'timber boxed' herbaceous bed and kitchen garden, external log store. In between the garage and chalet, a wrought iron gate provides access into the rear garden; a full width paved patio terrace leads onto lawn bounded by herbaceous borders. The rear garden is divided by a low picket fence and gate to create a smaller garden area serving the annex, and where there is also sited a sizeable timber built garden chalet. The 'annex garden' can also be approached from the front garden by a further side access on the North side of the property.

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